SK3447 : Belper Unitarian Chapel, Field Row

taken 1 year ago, near to Belper, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Belper Unitarian Chapel, Field Row
Belper Unitarian Chapel, Field Row
The oldest non-conformist place of worship in Belper, built by Jedediah Strutt in 1788 and enlarged in the early 19th century, it remains essentially as built and is still in use. The building includes a caretaker's cottage and is Listed Grade II*.

The burial ground with its surrounding wall and monuments is Listed Grade II.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Period (from Tags)
Late 18th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1788 
Building Material (from Tags)
Stone and Slate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3496 4782 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.5920N 1:28.8127W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3496 4780
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Unitarian Church  Grade II(star) Listed  Burial Ground  Grade II Listed 

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